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Factory Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.4

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Factory Point Spot ID

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Type: reef and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.6 °C

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Friday, 21 September 2018, 19:49 Local time
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Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 12 12 11 11
Wind (km/h) 25
SSE 25
SSE 20
SSE 20
Wind State cross cross-

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Factory Point in Swakopmund is an exposed reef and point break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the east. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west southwest. A left hand reef break and there is also a left hand point break. Rarely crowded here. Beware of seals,rocks and sharks.

Namibia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Bocock's Bay, 30 km from Factory Point.

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Factory Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Swakopmund, 117 km from Factory Point.

light winds from the SW

Air temperature
14 °C

Current weather near Factory Point

Overall Factory Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Ski Resorts closest to Factory Point:

  • Closest ski area
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    874 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Afri-Ski (Lesotho)
    1042 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Tiffindell (South Africa)
    1061 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
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    3940 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Michlifen (Morocco)
    4018 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Factory Point:

  • Closest city location
    73 mi
  • Second closest city location
    89 mi
  • Third closest city location
    209 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    298 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    462 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Factory Point is Ngiva (N'giva) Airport (NGV) in Angola, which is 556 km (345 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Factory Point is Xangongo Airport (XGN), also in Angola, 568 km (353 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Factory Point, Swakopmund. Use the tab navigation above to view Factory Point sea temperature, Factory Point photographs, Factory Point detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Factory Point webcams, current wind from Swakopmund live weather stations and Factory Point tide predictions. The Namibia swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Namibia and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Namibia wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Factory Point.